7 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, held a virtual meeting with ministers and senior officials from ministries and bodies in charge of science and technology from 15 of the region’s countries.
31 January 2020 | News
The innovative use of information and communication technology (ICT) tools is facilitating access to central government resources for people living in remote locations across the Caribbean.
4 October 2019 | News
Experts agree that ICT and knowledge management are valuable tools to support sustainable growth and the delivery of public services in multi-island settings.
6 August 2019 | News
Policymakers and experts have identified ways in which persons with disability can enjoy the benefits of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs). This, during a meeting hosted by ECLAC Caribbean.
29 May 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, concluded an official visit to Berlin, Germany today upon participating in the Future Affairs 2019 conference, where she addressed the future of democracy in the context of the digital revolution. Earlier in the day, she held a bilateral meeting with the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, with whom she discussed details of the regional commission’s next session, which will take place in May 2020 in San José.
26 March 2019 | News
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization, Alicia Bárcena, the President of Chile’s Central Bank, Mario Marcel, and the Ambassador of the United Kingdom, Jamie Bowden, inaugurated a seminar in Santiago where the joint initiative was presented.
5 March 2019 | News
Chile’s Minister of Labor and Social Security, Nicolás Monckeberg, Senator Carolina Goic and the regional organization’s Deputy Executive Secretary, Mario Cimoli, inaugurated a seminar in Santiago.
22 November 2018 | News
Mario Cimoli, ECLAC’s Deputy Executive Secretary, and Bertrand de La Chapelle, Executive Director of the Secretariat of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network, inaugurated a regional conference in Santiago, Chile.
29 August 2018 | Announcement
During the event, which will take place at ECLAC headquarters in Santiago, Chile, this August 30, the results of the Corporate Governance Index 2018 will be presented.
20 April 2018 | Press Release
With the Cartagena Declaration, approved at the end of the Sixth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society, the region agrees to the 2020 Digital Agenda to achieve sustainable development with equality.
18 April 2018 | Press Release
Sixth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society was inaugurated today in the city of Cartagena.
15 March 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in the World Economic Forum on Latin America 2018, in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.
19 September 2017 | News
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, spoke at a high-level event on the use of data and technology that was held in the framework of the UN General Assembly’s 72nd session.
7 August 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, and authorities from the region inaugurated the Preparatory Meeting for the Sixth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society today in Santiago, Chile.
1 May 2017 | News
Recent developments in the field of financial technology (FinTech) may offer potential solutions to some of the problems surrounding de-risking and the navigation of correspondent banking relationships.
27 April 2017 | News
A special session on artificial intelligence took place at the first meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, underway in Mexico City.
26 April 2017 | News
On 27-28 April 2017, a Digital Financial Services (DFS) Workshop will be convened in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to update policy makers in the Caribbean about the latest trends in financial technology.
7 April 2017 | Press Release
At the meeting of the World Economic Forum, the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, also reaffirmed the need to have a regional digital market.
6 March 2017 | Speech
Remarks by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC (in Spanish).
6 March 2017 | Press Release
During a seminar held in Santiago, Chile, the United Nations regional body presented a project that seeks to improve national capabilities for measuring the digital economy in the region.